transplant surgeon

transplant surgeon
A doctor who specializes in transplantation surgery. The surgeon replaces a patient's organ with an organ from another person.

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  • transplant — transplantable, adj. transplantation, n. transplanter, n. v. /trans plant , plahnt /; n. /trans plant , plahnt /, v.t. 1. to remove (a plant) from one place and plant it in another. 2. Surg. to transfer (an organ, tissue, etc.) from one part of… …   Universalium

  • Surgeon — This article is about the medical specialty. For other uses, see Surgeon (disambiguation). Sawbones redirects here. For the artificial bone, see Pacific Research Laboratories. Surgeon Surgeons in an operating room Occupation Activity sectors …   Wikipedia

  • transplant — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ organ ▪ bone marrow, heart, kidney, liver, lung, stem cell, etc. VERB + TRANSPLANT …   Collocations dictionary

  • Transplant, heart — A surgical procedure in which a diseased heart is replaced with a healthy heart from a deceased person. The world’s first heart transplant was done on December 3, 1967 by South African surgeon Christiaan Bernard (1922 2001). The recipient… …   Medical dictionary

  • surgeon — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ distinguished, eminent, leading, renowned, top ▪ brilliant, good, skilled ▪ pioneering …   Collocations dictionary

  • Transplant, lung — The first lung transplant was done by the American surgeon James Hardy (1918 ) in 1964 …   Medical dictionary

  • Organ transplant — An organ transplant is the moving of a whole or partial organ from one body to another (or from a donor site on the patient s own body), for the purpose of replacing the recipient s damaged or failing organ with a working one from the donor site …   Wikipedia

  • Face transplant — A face transplant is a still experimental procedure to replace all or part of a person s face.PurposePeople with faces disfigured by burns, trauma, disease or birth defects might benefit from the procedure. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Peter Butler (surgeon) — Infobox Person name = Peter Butler image size = caption = Peter Butler, 2007 birth name = Peter Edward Michael Butler birth date = birth date and age|1962|09|01|df=y birth place = Ireland death date = death place = death cause = resting place =… …   Wikipedia

  • heart transplant — Procedure to remove a diseased heart and replace it with a healthy one from a legally dead donor. The first was performed in 1967 by Christiaan Barnard. The diseased heart is removed (except for some atrial tissue to preserve nerve connections to …   Universalium

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